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Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library

The mission of the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is to meet the cultural, educational, and informational needs of the residents of the City of Monterey Park by providing free and open access to its resources and services.

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Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library
318 S. Ramona Ave.
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Telephone: 626-307-1368
Fax: 626-288-4251
Email: LibraryReference@montereypark.ca.gov

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Description: Louie Morales tells his family stories from the Mexican Revolution including his grandfather's trial for mending the uniforms of the troops of Pancho Villa, his great uncle's trial for killing one of Villa's soldiers, and the story of how his great grandparents met in Mexico. Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond...
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Additional Title: Rita Valenzuela Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
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Description: Louis Tripodes settled in Monterey Park in the early 1950's. He was the owner of the famous Paris' Restaurant in Monterey Park, which was started by his brother, Paris. In these interviews he talks about his life before coming to Monterey Park, his life in Monterey Park, and he speaks with great pride about his Greek heritage.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that...
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Additional Title: Former Mayor of Monterey Park: Francisco Alonso Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
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Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public...
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Description: Since coming to Monterey Park in 1972, businessman Frederic Hsieh is generally recognized as one the city's business leaders. Hsieh is directly involved in many commercial as well as city activities in Monterey Park, and is an outspoken advocate of economic development for the community.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
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Note: Content is missing between parts 2 and 3. Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot...
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Description: Lloyd de Llamas is a seventh generation Californian and was the city manager of Monterey Park from I976 to 1987. The 1980s was a time of tremendous changes in the community, and de Llamas was witness to it all. In these interviews de Llamas talks about his personal history and work in Monterey Park, the building of the Monterey Park Civic Center, and City Government and Politics in the 1980's.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission...
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Description: George Ige has lived in Monterey Park since 1960. He has been an active civic leader, who served on the Monterey Park City Council from 1970 to 1978, and was the City's mayor in 1977-1978. He has also served as City Treasurer from 1980 to 1988.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition,...
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Description: Phil Browning was born in Los Angeles near the corner of Beverly and Western in 1912. He moved to a wooden house on Orange and Garvey in what was then Ramona Acres in 1914. His parents, Edna Weber and Luther Houston Browning, moved from Illinois to Pomona, California in 1906 where they met and married later that same year. His father established the L.H. Browning Realtor business in 1922, where Phil Browning works as Manager/CEO at the time of this interview. Phil Browning married...
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Description: Roselyn Britt was born in Monterey Park. Her family owned a lot of property. She is still living. Roselyn Street was named after her when her father subdivided their properties.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of...
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Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public...
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Description: Norman Lieberman was a former MP city attorney. He is still resides on Fulton Street. He was an editor of the Monterey Park Progress. Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Additional Title: Japanese American Farmers in WW II Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
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Note: End part 1 of 2 sounds like it is cut short or maybe the tape ran out of space during original recording.Description: George Thomas was a president of the Monterey Park Optimist.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or...
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Description: Local author John Jung tells the story of his family's immigration to Macon, Georgia and their experiences as the only local Chinese family. Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
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Description:Mr. Hurley was born in 1907. He was raised in Monterey Park and very active in the local Boy Scout troop under Roy Allison. Mr. Allison ran a tight ship and merit badges were not given away, but truly earned. He remained with the Boy Scouts until he lied his way into the Navy at the age of 15. Later he became a masseuse at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. He married Leona in 1932. They met in a Burlesque Show in Los Angeles where Dan was a drummer and Leona a dance instructor. They...
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Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of...
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Description: Kei Higashi has been a Monterey Park resident since 1958. Born and raised in California, Higashi is a well known business and community leader. In these interviews Higashi talks about his personal background, residential and commercial life in Monterey Park since 1958, his involvement with Omi Bank, and city politics in recent years.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond...
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Description: A fifth-generation American, John Yee has been a Monterey Park resident since 1971. John Yee is an active member of the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California and his family was featured in the documentary film, The Yee Family. He describes his life growing up in Midland, Pennsylvania, his arrival to California in 1939, his work as a merchant seaman, his time in Monterey Park, and his activities with the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California.Rights:...
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Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public...
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Description: Alice Ballesteros moved to Monterey Park with her parents in 1952. While her parents have moved out of Monterey Park Alice Ballesteros continues to live in the same house she grew up in. She is an active community leader who was honored as "Citizen of the Year" for 1990.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission...
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Note: At 1:23 weird static for 4-5 sec sound like the radio news broadcast from the moon was overlapped. Also the narrator was occasionally quite soft spoken.Description: Harry Herron was a pioneer resident of the area.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may...
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Description: Cliff was born in Springvale, Utah in 1901-his mother was Amy Elizabeth McKay. His dad was a mining blacksmith, a highly technical position. Mr. Ostler was the eldest of 11 children. He and Irene arrived in Monterey Park on the 4th of July in 1923 and they were married in September of that year. Mr. Ostler worked as a carpenter adding a second story to Alhambra High School. Next he worked as a cement contractor on the large Sears store located on Soto Street in Los Angeles. Their...
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Description:Mrs. Rubin was born in 1927 in Jamaica on Long Island in New York state. Her maternal grandfather was born in London and her father immigrated from Czechoslovakia at the age of 13 to this country. Her mother was Catholic and her father Jewish. Both families objected to their courtship; they courted for 10 years before finally deciding to wed anyway. She knew everyone in her neighborhood and each and every grandmother spoke a different language—all immigrants! She married Joe Rubin...
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Description: Harry Schay was born in Wilmar in 1928 at home. Wilmar was subsequently folded into the city of Rosemead. The boundaries were New on the west, Red Car line or 10 Freeway on the north, Rosemead Blvd. on the east and Garvey on the south. Maps from that time are rare. It was rural and Harry was always barefoot-at play-at school-at home-his feet were like leather. As children they enjoyed rubber gun fights in a barn on Potrero Grande, picking blackberries that grew wild, marbles,...
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Description: Businesswoman, community leader, artist and writer Shirley Huang Batman introduces her book "Butterflies in Flight" and talks about how she began writing. Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of...
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Description: Joseph Graves was born and raised in Monterey Park. He was born in 1916, the same Year Monterey Park became a city. Mr. Graves and his family moved away from Monterey Park when he was a teenager, but he returned after serving his Army tour of duty in India. He then went on to law school and became a successful private practice attorney in Monterey Park.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
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Description: Loretta Huang is an educator with the Alhambra School District who has lived in Monterey Park since 1979. Born and educated in Taiwan, Loretta Huang describes her experiences coming to, and living in, Monterey Park.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
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Description: Sophie C. Wong has served the entire community as the Founder of the Alhambra School District Foundation, Founder and Charter Chairman of the Asian American Association of the Alhambra School District, and the Founder of the Alhambra Latino Association, organizations which provide scholarships to deserving area students. She was honored by the Latino Educators Association for her outstanding support. She served as an active member of the California Latino School Board Association....
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Description: David Barron moved to Monterey Park in 1964. Since coming to the city, he has been active with the Monterey Park Sports Club, was a member of the Planning Commission, and he was elected Monterey Park City Clerk in 1988.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
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Description:Leonard Normand was born in Bethlehem, PA. in 1927. After one year at Lehigh University, he enlisted in the Navy and subsequently was drafted into the Army during the Korean War. Upon completion of his military obligation, he moved to CA, earning both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Recreation Administration from California State College at Los Angeles. The city of Monterey Park appointed him to the position of Recreation Director. When the Parks Department merged with the...
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Description: Local photographer Armendariz Enrique talks about his passion for photography and describes some of his photographs. Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of...
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Description: Businesswoman, community leader, artist and writer Shirley Huang Batman introduces her book "Butterflies in Flight" and talks about how she began writing. Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of...
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Description: Tony Miera was born in a small town, Algodonas, on U.S. 85 between Alburquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1929. He can trace his lineage back to the year 1626 in New Mexico, before it became a state. He worked as a sheepherder for 50 cents/day at the age of 9. After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting and pre-law from the University of New Mexico, he accepted a job as an Accountant-Auditor with the County of Los Angeles in November,...
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Note: End of part 1 of 2 is cut short. Beginning of part 2 of 2 is cut off. end of part 2 of 2 is cut short. Description: Ivor Ward was a city fire chief.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Description: From 1947 to 1979, Eli Isenberg was the owner / publisher, sometimes editor of the Monterey Park Progress. In these interviews, Isenberg discusses: his personal history and the development of the Progress: Monterey Park politics and political leadership; and a sense of community.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission...
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Description: Dr. Frances Wu has been a Monterey Park resident since 1971. An active community leader, Dr. Wu founded the Golden Age Village, a senior housing project in Monterey Park. In these interviews, Dr. Wu talks about her personal history and describes the development of the Golden Age Village.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
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Description: Ramona Dunn has lived in the same house on Baltimore Avenue in Monterey Park since 1925. In this interview, Mrs. Dunn recalls her most memorable moments in her life and in the history of the city.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
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Description: Harold Fiebelkorn was an Attorney, member of the Lions Club and former columnist in the Monterey Park Progress. He served on the personnel board.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Note: At the end of Part 3, not sure if it was completed. He seemed to have finished his thought but then it just cuted off kind of abruptly. It seemed like they just stopped the recording and it continued and finished in Part 4. Description: Howard Fry came to Los Angeles from South Dakota in 1941, and then moved to Monterey Park in 1944. Mr. Fry was a member of the city council from 1960 to 1966, was mayor from 1962-63, and was City Treasurer from 1972 to 1976. In these interviews, he...
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Note: Around 17:00 there is a strange sound like someone twanging a taught rubber band. This continues periodically for 3:00. In part 2 the program ends at 22:38 and is followed by 7:00 of silence.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
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Note Part 3: recording is fine except the sound level faded. Description:She was born in Los Angeles in 1911; her family moved to Ramona Acres on January 1, 1915 and she was a member of the first kindergarten class at Garvey School. The original school was one large room, subdivided into quarters to accommodate different grades. A bond issue allowed that school building to be replaced with a fine new building; then school children sold magazine subscriptions to fund a tennis court. That was...
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Description:Mr. Brackenbury was born in 1929 - his home address during childhood was 430 No. Sierra Vista in Mty. Pk. All neighbors raised goats, chickens & turkeys. Eggs were bought and sold between neighbors. Lots were large and there was a lot of farming going on. His mother worked for Laura Scudder during the 1930s and 1940s. She was an excellent employer and allowed Robert to sell magazines at the manufacturing plant. Mrs. Scudder said that it helped Robert since it was a fundraiser...
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Additional Title: Michael Eng (mayor 2004-2005) Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
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Note: In part 1 the levels drop around 00:07:15 and continue to gradually drop becoming inaudible around 00:15:00. At 15:00 they become totally inaudible for the remaining duration of the recording. Description: Bob and Cledith Gerard first moved to Monterey Park 1934. He is an active member of the Lions Club, the Historical Society of Monterey Park, and a regular at the Monterey Kaffee Klatch. In these interviews he talks about his personal history and involvements in community. Bob Gerard...
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Note: In part 2, Sound levels begin to fade around 00:29:30. Description: Vera Hutto was on Library Board of Trustees.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Description: Marion was born in the suburbs of Boston, MA during the waning years of the nineteenth century. Her father had respiratory problems and he was advised to find a dry climate. Their choice was between California and Arizona and they chose California. Marion attended 19 schools in kindergarten through high school because her father needed to move frequently for his work. She married Frank Levet in 1915 and lived with family in Los Angeles until they found a house to buy in Ramona...
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Description: Matthew G. "Marty" Martinez has lived in Monterey Park since the early 1960's and for many years owned a furniture business, Bert Breeze Style Masters. In 1974 Martinez was elected to the Monterey Park City Council and was mayor of the city in 1976 and again in 1980. In 1980 Martinez was elected to the California State Assembly and in 1982 he was elected to the United States Congress. He continues to represent the 30th Congressional District to this day. Martinez still...
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Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public...
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Description: Former city councilman Irv Gilman has been a resident of Monterey Park since 1966. In these interviews, Gilman talks about his life before Monterey Park, as well as his political and civic activities in the community.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
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Note: Parts 3 and 4 have an echo in the background from print-through on the original recording. Part 5 is silent from 00:35:52 - 00:37:52. Description: Joseph Rubin is a long time resident and activist.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted...
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Description: Tony Wong is a partner in a private engineering firm and has been a resident of Monterey Park since 1968. Mr. Wong was the President of the Asian Business Association and a Planning Commissioner in Monterey Park.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
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Description: Local photographer Armendariz Enrique talks about his passion for photography and describes some of his photographs. Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of...
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Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public...
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Note: In part 1 the levels begin to drop around 00:24:00 and are very low in the last few minutes before the end. Description: Bob and Cledith Gerard first moved to Monterey Park in 1934, Cledith is well known in the community for her large collection of historical photographs slides. Not only has she maintained her collection, she has thoroughly researched her materials, dated them, and indexed them. Well traveled and fluent in several languages, Mrs. Gerard describes her interesting...
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Description: Ed Rodman lived in Monterey Park from 1950 until 1982. He is well-known for his active social, civic, and political involvements in Monterey Park. Rodman continues to be active and helps to organize the Monterey Park Homecoming festivities that have been held several times since 1983.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
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Description: Chi-Ling Tong is a relative newcomer to Monterey Park. But since coming to Monterey Park in 1984 she has been an involved community leader. In this interview Chi-Ling talks about her background and activities.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials...
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Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public...
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Additional Title: Former Mayor of Monterey Park: Frank Venti Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Additional Title: Monterey Park Art Fixture Description: Local artist Ricardo Mendoza describes the intentions behind his mural "Outpost of Wonder", which was selected to be installed over the west door of the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires...
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Description: Evelyn Diederich has lived in Monterey Park since 1970 and has been an active and colorful part of the community. As a community activist, she was one of the founders of the Residents Association of Monterey Park (RAMP), a control-growth interest group heavily involved in Monterey Park politics. In this interview Diederich talks about her personal history and political involvements in Monterey Park.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library....
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Description: Howard Jong has lived in Monterey Park since 1980. As an aeronautics engineer, Mr. Jong was an active volunteer working on the Monterey Park Police Ultra-Light project in the early 1980's. This interview focuses on Mr. Jong's personal history, life in Monterey Park, and his volunteer activities in the city.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
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Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public...
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Description: Gloria Guerrero, the first Latina Grand Marshall of the Monterey Park Playdays Parade tells the story about her experience as a grand marshall in the annual founder's Playdays Parade. Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition,...
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Description: Local actress Cici Lau tells the story of how theatre was established in Monterey Park. Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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Description: Local photographer Jennifer Castro talks about how she got into photography and about her inspiration for photographing the San Gabriel Mission. Series Title: California of the Past: Digital Story Station Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may...
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